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  Half a Billion Orders Served in ‘Ready Chef Go!’ Snapchat Game
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01/28/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

 

LONDON, UK - 28 January, 2020 - Snap Inc. and Mojiworks, a leading developer of bespoke games for global social platforms, are delighted to present Ready Chef Go!, a cooking game available exclusively on Snap Inc’s (NYSE: SNAP) real-time multiplayer gaming platform, Snap Games. In Ready Chef Go!, friends can play together to out-cook other teams of Snapchatters in quick rounds of up to 90 seconds, adding upgrades and ad-driven boosts to get ahead of competing chefs. 

 

Ready Chef Go! launched on December 19th, and has served over half a billion in-game orders over its first month. The game is now available to players worldwide.

 

Mojiworks is the first third-party developer to launch a game featuring 3D Bitmojis. In Ready Chef Go!, players team up to prove that they’re the best Bitmoji chefs ever -- brought to life through the 3D version of their beloved avatars. 

 

The game currently includes six restaurant modes that are available at different times of day, and their short development cycles allow a lot of scope for seasonal modes and spontaneous in-game events. Mojiworks is currently working on new modes, progression elements and friend-oriented perks for early 2020.

 

Mojiworks CEO Matthew Wiggins said: “We think the best place for games is where your friends are, so it’s a joy to make Ready Chef Go! for Snapchat. The Snap Games platform features enabled us to create a wonderfully ‘friend-y’ feeling game with a generous pinch of Bitmoji charm. We’re thrilled that Chef has been so well received and loved by players, and we’re excited to forge ahead with the fantastic team at Snap Games on this and future projects.”

 

Snap’s Head of Games Partnerships John Imah said “Our focus has always been on serving our community with  fantastic gaming experiences you can share with your friends, and Ready Chef Go! is a great addition to our line-up.  It’s fair to say that it has been a hit so far with Snapchatters, and Mojiworks has proven it was the perfect partner to make the first third-party game involving 3D Bitmoji.  We’re really looking forward to developing this partnership going forwards.”

 

All Snap Games are designed for high-fidelity mobile gameplay between friends. Launched last April, Snap Games features a curated selection of both first and third-party titles.

 

Ready Chef Go! is the sixth third-party title to launch on Snap Games, a synchronous gaming platform built on the powerful PlayCanvas game engine. Snapchatters can tap the rocket icon to get to Snap Games directly from a Snapchat conversation, and chat with friends as they play. 

 

 

About Mojiworks Ltd.

Mojiworks is a developer of next-generation social games for the world’s most popular chat and social apps. Mojiworks pioneers social-first game design, using HTML5 to develop native-quality games that are playable on any device with no install required. 

 

Founded in Guildford, UK in 2016, Mojiworks is one of the highest-profile startups in the chat and instant games space. Mojiworks strives to have an exceptionally progressive culture, receiving GamesIndustry.biz’s ‘Best Places To Work’ awards in 2018 and 2019, and the 2018 Diversity Award which recognises companies that encourage a diverse workforce in games. Visit mojiworks.com to find out more.

 

 

About Snap Inc.

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. We contribute to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. For more information, visit snap.com.

 

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